From Robotic Health Aids to Tracking Diseases Virtually

By: Shelby Lee Walsh - Apr 17, 2010   Updated: Mar 23 2011
Through the years, disease fighting innovations have become more and more dependent on technology. Over the past year, medicine and disease treatment have become more hi-tech than ever imagined just a few short years ago.

This cluster explores some of the most shocking and revolutionary disease fighting innovations of our time.

Implications - With the growing dependence on technology for health monitoring, it becomes interesting to see these technological products come in a variety of forms. Ranging from toys to cell phones, these pieces are just the beginning to what other potential products may develop with the same functionalities in a variety of designs. Health aids may soon all come in the form of more approachable and portable products, gearing towards those who are always on the go.